Dive Against Debris

Jun. 22/12

A carpet and a petrol can were among the items Newquay Dive recovered from the waters during its second Dive Against Debris.

The event targeted the reef underneath the Headland and Little Fistral Beach.

During two dives in four hours the team found eight bags of rubbish weighing in at a total of 16kg.

Members of the Dive Newquay club in the UK also collected miscellaneous pieces of debris including rubber, plastics and fishing lead.

Organisers and dive instructors James Taylor and Veronika Kruse said they were pleased with the outcome.

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Jun. 25/12

Last April, a group of divers from Nottingham Trent University teamed up with a local dive centre and NGO in Blue Bay Mauritius to organize a series of Dive Against Debris events and reef surveys.

The diving team led by Dr Nicholas Ray (Senior Lecturer in Environmental Ecology and PADI MSDT), with the help of Coral Diving Centre staff, surveyed the lagoon and outer reef surrounding the south east corner of Mauritius.

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Date: 
Jun. 09/12
Location: 
Durban - Calypso uShaka Durban
South Africa
Calypso Dive and Adventure at uShaka Marine World are organising a dive against debris day for the 9th of June for World Ocean Day (June 8th). We will be having 4 dives to the most debris impacted sites on the No.1 and Blood reef system. We will provide mesh bags, gloves, etc. We are also co-ordinating a beach cleanup and snorkeling clean-up of Vetchi's pier for the non-diving members of the community. Please come join us so we can help protect and restore our precious reefs. MORE
Date: 
Apr. 22/12
Location: 
Marsa Egla & Wadi Lahami Mangroves
Egypt
25° 7' 13.5084" N, 34° 51' 54.4032" E

Just to let you know what Red Sea Diving Safari are doing for Earth Day this year!! We will have video and photos of our events.

CLEAN-UPS:
Shagra will do underwater and on-land beach clean-up in Marsa Egla
Lahami will do beach clean-up in the Northern Mangroves

SHARK PETITION:
We will also collect signatures for PADI Project Aware “Shout out for Sharks” campaign.

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Date: 
May. 26/12
Location: 
Sandycove Harbour
Sandycove avenue
Dublin
Ireland
53° 17' 17.7648" N, 6° 6' 52.0668" W

Sandycove clean up, Dublin, Ireland.

Come along for a fun dive and help give one of Dublin's best dive sites a clean up.

We will be collecting and recording the marine debris that we find to help clean our oceans of marine debris and raise awareness of the problem of marine pollution.

Please read through this guide before the event: http://www.projectaware.org/resource/dive-against-debris-self-study-guide

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Date: 
Apr. 07/12
Location: 
Restaurante El Rincón de Peña Parda
Paseo Andrés Segovia, 65,
La Herradura, GD 18697
Spain
36° 44' 19.0536" N, 3° 45' 11.2572" W

An exploratory dive to investigate what debris is lingers in one of  La Herradura's many dive sites, and an expedition to clear it up whilst we're are in the area.

An oppertunity to give something back to the waters that have given us so much.

Bring yourself, your equipment, a bottle and a bag you can use to deposit the debris in.

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Date: 
Mar. 07/12
Location: 
Sanur Beach Sanur
Indonesia
8° 42' 13.4028" S, 115° 15' 51.966" E

 

 

 

 

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Feb. 28/12

Discarded lobster pots, fishing nets and a car gearbox were among the items a team of 10 volunteer divers cleared out of the sea near the Palm Jumeirah's coastline yesterday.

Helen Sell, the marketing manager for Atlantis Dive School, said the Dive Against Debris event had resulted in "a big haul" of items that were harmful to the marine ecosystem.

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Date: 
Mar. 17/12
Location: 
Diving Locker Vancouver
2745 West 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6K 1P9
Canada
49° 16' 6.5172" N, 123° 10' 2.244" W

Green Is Clean

9:00 A.M.

 

Help us celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the true spirit of being green by joining us for an Underwater Cleanup Contest and BBQ. We`ll show you that Spring cleaning can be fun as we dive to clean up our beautiful underwater world. Prizes will be given to the diver team who collect the most trash and to the diver team who finds the most unique piece of trash (or treasure!). Families and snorkelers also welcome! Two tanks, BBQ and refreshments provided as well as all clean up materials.

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Date: 
Sep. 23/12
Location: 
Tuttenbrocksee - Beckum
Neubeckumer Straße
Beckum 59269
Germany
51° 46' 23.5344" N, 8° 1' 43.5864" E

We will organize a "dive against debris" in combination with a treasure hunt...
Activities will take place both under water and on land. BBQ will be held after the "Cleaning!"
All Volunteers are welcome - Diver, Non-Diver, Children, ...

For more information, don´t hesitate to contact us!!
info@aquatica-wassersport.de

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